Texas summers are no joke. They are hot and humid as heck yet could be fatal if you don’t plan and take heed of various warnings. If you want to make the most out of the summer without putting yourself in the danger zone, then you’re in the right place. Consider this your go-to guide for how to stay safe this summer so that it’s all about furthering the good times this summer and every summer.
You put a lot of time into making your car and home just right. So, you want to protect your investments as much as possible, right? One of the essential details to think about is gadgets and which ones can really help you with that goal. While they often can get a bad reputation, they can be a great choice for making safety a priority with a lot more convenience than you’d think!
Last month we wrote about lightning and your home and how to be safe. This month we will talk about when lightning strikes and your car.
Lightning and thunder are common issues whenever a storm rolls up, and we know that happens pretty regularly in the Texas Gulf. You may know how to protect yourself, which is great. But, do you know how to protect yourself when you are in your vehicle? And what about your vehicle itself — is it protected against lightning strikes? Here’s what you’ll want to know about what exactly happens when lightning strikes your car.
Your house will never be struck by lightning, it can’t happen to you, so you don’t need to worry about it, right? Actually, you should be, especially for those of us in Texas where thunder and lightning storms are a regular occurrence. Lightning strikes homes much more often than many believe, which means that there is the potential to have a lot of damage done that can lead to a high amount of losses.
We’ve discussed preparation for hurricane season in 4 Tips for Getting Prepared for Hurricane Season and even getting out right before in the last ditch effort in Be Sure You Are Prepared to Bug Out – Emergency Evacuation Packing. But what happens if that Cat 1 storm turns for the worse, or you had to stay back for one reason or another?
If you’re in the market to buy a used car, then you know all about the idea of getting a clunker. If you want to make sure that you get a great quality car while saving yourself some hard-earned money, you’re going to want to arm yourself with the right tips on how to get the best deal on that used car. Here’s what you should know.
The day has officially arrived where your new home is officially closed and it’s now all yours! Sure, there’s a tall to-do list, but you’ll be able to tackle it properly with the right advice to help you get the most out of the first week or so. Let’s take a look!
It’s that time of year again – Hurricane season and in that comes preparation. With emergency evacuation, there seems to be not enough time to get all of the required supplies together. If you want to stop the panicked dashing around the house trying to prepare everyone to evacuate, get ahead of it by putting together a bug out bag! The good news is that it isn’t as hard as it may sound.
The essentials to include in your bug out bag
Very rarely does an emergency ever give us a heads up. That’s why an “emergency” is, well, an emergency. When it comes to being prepared for an emergency of any kind, equipping your car with a well-stocked and properly planned out emergency kit will be crucial. Looking for advice on what to pack? Here’s advice that will give you the power to create the right emergency kit.